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Beach, Ocean, and Sound Views -Newly renovated- close to Boardwalk

Bedrooms 2
Space 900 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 7 nights


About the property

This all around water views two bedroom, two bath condo in Carolina Beach will provide a wonderful beach retreat for you and your family. Let your vacation begin on the North end of Carolina Beach where you can sit on the back deck overlooking the salt water pool and watch the sunset over the sound. You can see boats come in and out of the waterway from this wonderful condo. Sit on the large spacious front deck and enjoy the sunrise over the ocean and beach. This condo is directly across from the beach access to make for one easy short walk to the ocean and fun! If long days on the beach and waterways aren't enough and your vacation isn't complete without fun activities then take advantage of all that Pleasure Island and Carolina Beach has to offer.

Like to stand up paddle board, surf, kayak, snorkel or scuba dive? All are available at your leisure. We have provided many great places for you to book surf and paddle board lessons. There are many places to rent any type of boating equipment you need. If you prefer larger boats for fishing or cruising these too are available right on the island with friendly captains to help you catch the next big fish! We have head boats at the marina that depart daily for full or half day charters in the Gulf Stream and also all around the barrier island of South Eastern North Carolina.

Do you have a four wheel vehicle? You may drive on the beach of Pleasure Island at the North End and South End, but please don't try unless you have four wheel drive. We also have piers to fish off of and piers with restaurants and tiki bars as well.

If you are bringing your family and kids with you that is perfect because this is a kid friendly island. We even decided to raise our own here we liked it so much. The island offers the NC Aquarium at Fort Fisher where you can see and play with all the fish. Other attractions for the kids include amusement rides on the Carolina Beach Boardwalk, age sensitive, fireworks every Thursday night in the summer, kid friendly movies, usually Disney, at the Carolina Beach Lake under the stars every Sunday evening in the summer. Lessons for most water sports are also available by age.

If you are not bringing the kids the nightlife is also great here for adults. You can find live music almost any night during the summer and there are beach bars and clubs as well for a night out.

If this isn't enough for you to do on the island, check out the historic downtown area of Wilmington, NC. Stroll the river walk and dine at amazing river front restaurants. Shop the antiques, local crafts and artists boutiques while downtown- a short 20 minute drive from the condo.

If you aren't exhausted yet, don't forget to enjoy the beach and wonderful deck views our condo has to offer. Sit at the salt water pool and watch the kids play right from the back deck of the condo. You may walk over to the beach with a good book and comfortable chair. Remember just leave the phone and computer at home and you will have the most relaxing and fun vacation yet.

Hope you will join us and make fun summer memories with your family and friends and enjoy 'Ebb and Flow' at Carolina Beach.

More Details

Erin Maher
Member since: 2012
Speaks English
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
22 March, 2018

About Erin Maher

I'm a New Orleans native, and grew up with southern hospitality. I have also lived for many years in the Washington, DC area. My fiance' and I have an advertising specialty company, and can work from anywhere. When we decided to move, we could choose from anywhere in the country. Two of our criteria were Beach and Family Friendly. We literally chose Pleasure Island on a map, and proceeded to move ourselves and two children in 2008. We've never regretted it once! We love the culture, the kindness of the people, safety, natural beauty of landscape and nature, and the simple pleasures that PI has to offer. We hope that as our guests, you can experience fully what is offered here, at your pace, and to your liking.

Erin Maher purchased this condo in 2013

Why Erin Maher chose Carolina Beach

We chose to invest in vacation property here, because we feel that this is a slice of Heaven. It's such a well kept secret, unlike other beaches I've been to on the east coast. The Winds IV is one of the multi unit condos in Carolina Beach. It's uniqueness is that it is Oceanfront, has oceanfront pools, and is centrally located to downtown Carolina Beach and Kure Beach. It is always well maintained, has ample parking, and nice size units. There will be no more of it's kind in the area, and I feel that the owners have a high sense of ownership.

What makes this condo unique

We have a vision to make your stay memorable. The all around water views of this unit make it easy to feel you are at the beach. From the back you can see the sound and waterway- watch the boats come in and out of the harbor. You are also lacated right above the saltwater pool and can watch your kids swim at ease. From the front large deck you can sit and see the beach and the ocean. The rooms are cozy, bright, and you will definitely feel that you've come to the beach. We have newly decorated the unit and updated appliances.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday condo in Carolina Beach in Federal Point

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 16:00
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Ocean View
  • Water View
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
    Guest Bath - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Bath (no shower)
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Master Bedroom - 1 Large Double Bed
    Guest bedroom - 2 Single Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , twins pushed together or separated
  • Beautiful new linens for all beds- freshly washed and cleaned by service for each stay
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Terrace
  • Golf
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Tennis
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 1 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Private Pool ...
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation centre
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • Boating
  • eco tourism
  • Miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • Shelling
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • Wildlife Viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • jet skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • ski
  • snorkelling
  • Snorkeling/Diving
  • bay fishing
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing


Excellent! 4.6/5 -
(15 traveller reviews)

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Beach, Ocean, and Sound Views -Newly renovated- close to Boardwalk
average rating of 4.6 based on 15 reviews

Great Location & great owners!

  • 5 of 5

We booked a last minute beach trip to Carolina Beach right after July 4th. First, the location of this condo was perfect - beach access right across the street with many very good restaurants (& Britt's doughnuts) within walking distance. Both Erin & Steve were wonderful to work with and very responsive - good people - and they live on the island. Another big positive was the closet at the bottom that held all our beach toys, chairs, wagon, pop-up tent, etc. That made the beach trek very easy & you didn't have to bring that sandy stuff upstairs and into the living area. We appreciate Erin & Steve and we would love to rent this condo again for a future beach trip!

  • Review Submitted: 19-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: HI Scott, Thank you so much for the raving review! Your family was such a pleasure and so gracious to host. We would love for ya'll to come back anytime, and would gladly offer a discount for staying with us. We're so happy that you loved the condo, proximity to the beach, and all the fun activities just blocks away! We agree, that condo is perfectly located for all the fun! Thanks, Erin and Steve
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Not the best

  • 3 of 5

Location to beach is decent. View is poor. Condo not as clean or nice as most. Old furnishings, poor cleaning service. Not as stocked as most condos we have rented

But it served its purpose.

  • Review Submitted: 16-Jul-2017
  • Date of Stay: June 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Mr. Carter, I'm sorry that you had a less than perfect stay at our condo. We always want to know right away if there was something that was missed during a cleaning, so that we can address it on the spot. I had called you when you checked in, and didn't speak with you until the very last day. Location: Ideally, we would love to be oceanfront, but just across the street still allows for quick and easy proximity to the beach and the available views are shown in the pictures on the site. Furnishings: We are planning on an upgrade to the Living Room couch, as well as some of the dressers, nightstands, and such this coming year. I agree that the furniture is a bit outdated,and that it's time we step up! Thank you for your thoughtful and honest review, and do hope you consider coming back next year, and we'll gladly offer a 10% discount to you for trying us out again. Sincerely, Erin Maher
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Family Vacation

  • 4 of 5

It was a very nice condo and Erin was very helpful! Great location as well!

  • Review Submitted: 30-Jul-2016
  • Date of Stay: June 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great location, great stay for the whole family

  • 4 of 5

First, it's all about the beach!

Having access to a beautiful beach right across the street and for a very reasonable price is simply superb!

But the weather and surf won't always be agreeable, right?

Well, if the surf is a bit much, the pool is right at hand.

The kids, ranging from 4 to 13 (ok, 46), all had a blast both at the beach when it was favorable, and at the pool when it wasn't.

And when playing in the sand or water doesn't work out, there's lots of other stuff to do very close by.

We embarked on our sunset cruise just a few blocks away, and the kids loved the rides at the boardwalk.

Also, the food options at nearby restaurants were great!

And finally, when playtime was over and we needed to settle down, the quiet, family-oriented atmosphere of the condo made it easy!

The only drawback that keeps me from giving 5 stars is that there were a few small maintenance glitches.

Our stay was relatively early in the peak season, so these things can happen and are understandable.

Erin and Steve were very responsive, though, and made great hosts.

I'm confident they have addressed whatever issues we found and reported to them.

All in all, the trip was one of our family's favorites!

Thanks Erin and Steve - hope we might get to stay with you again some time!

  • Review Submitted: 14-Jun-2016
  • Date of Stay: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the review, and I'm so glad that your family enjoyed all of the treasures of Carolina Beach, including the fabulous location of the condo. Centrally located in downtown CB, you have everything at your fingertips. We have corrected the little issues that you experienced, and thank you for pointing out to us. We strive to always provide a perfect experience for our guests. Hope ya'll come back soon!
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It's very good place

  • 5 of 5

I traveled with my husband and friends. We liked this place.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sun Kissed

  • 3 of 5

The property is an excellent location, close to boardwalk, restaurants, grocery, etc. The walk to the beach is so easy. The layout of the unit is great with a wonderful deck/porch at the front that is perfect for ditching all the sand before going inside. Lots of nice furniture on the deck/porch but not much view. Inside layout is nice too; rooms are good size and closets are large. Furniture, décor, linens and duvets are very nice and there is plenty of seating throughout the unit. The water heater is great; we never ran out of hot water, even after 6 showers. The storage closet in the parking deck was well stocked with chairs and pool toys. The unit and the building were quiet at night with no disturbances. The kitchen is a downside to the unit as the appliances really need to be replaced. The dishwasher is not bolted to the cabinet properly and falls forward when the door is opened. It does not clean very well; we washed all dishes by hand and had to wash most before using from the cabinets. The refrigerator does not have a working icemaker and the door is missing a retainer bar, limiting storage a bit. The kitchen also needs a thorough cleaning, cabinets inside and out. However the rest of the unit was clean. The pool is nice but there was a maintenance issue when we were there. We swam the first day, but not after that as the pool was not clean and there was an issue with the birds. Overall, our stay was great and we had fun. I would return and/or recommend this home if the kitchen situation is corrected.

  • Review Submitted: 06-Aug-2015
  • Date of Stay: July 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Wilmington International Airport
Nearest Beach
Carolina Beach, Kure Beach, Fort Fisher

Pleasure Island is great place for adults and children. The beaches are abundant with plenty of room to breathe. Just minutes from the condo, there are concerts and live music at 4 venues almost every night in the summertime. The fireworks show on Thursday nights are outstanding. You're minutes from the Ft. Fisher Aquarium, South port Ferry, Miniature Golf, Boat Charters, 3 Parks, Paddle Boats, Golf Cart Rentals, and the Boardwalk. Everything you need to enjoy your stay is right on the island. There is Drop In Childcare Center, Acupuncturist, Hair Salon, to name a few good services. The food is great at Michael's Seafood, Jack Mackeral's, Surf House, Ocean Grille, and Hoplite. Bargain shop at Maxway's and the Farmers Market on the Lake on Saturdays. Try Fuzzy Peach for delicious yogurt, and Uncle Vinnie's right across the street for authentic and delicious Italian food. Trust us, we live here!


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday condo in Carolina Beach, North Carolina

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
Peak Summer
16 Jun 2018 - 30 Jun 2018
Changeover Day: Saturday
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
July 4th week
1 Jul 2018 - 7 Jul 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
Peak Summer
8 Jul 2018 - 25 Aug 2018
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay
for 7 nights

Additional pricing information

Linens £36.1
Cleaning £54.16
Property Damage Protection £42.6
Tax Rate 13.0%

Please contact owner for additional rates and terms of stay.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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